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Charles Heron Receives the Philip Turner Prize 2011

last modified Oct 20, 2011 10:42 AM

Philip Turner was an outstanding mechanical engineer who designed a wide range of innovative devices. He made major formative contributions to the design of geotechnical centrifuges for the Schofield Centre. He was a design engineer in the Department of Engineering for many years and when he died he bequeathed in his will a prize to be awarded annually for "outstanding work in geotechnical centrifuge testing conducted by a research student working at the Schofield Centre in Cambridge".

We were delighted to have Mrs Frances Turner, Philip's widow, with us on 5 October to present the prize to Charles.